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Fraction " an United Russia " will be consolidated to vote for acceptance in the second reading of the project of the budget for 2005

Fraction " an United Russia " will be consolidated to vote for acceptance in the second reading of the project of the federal budget for 2005, has declared to journalists on Wednesday vitse - the speaker of the State Duma Vladimir Pehtin (" an United Russia ") .

As he said, budget priorities - 2005 are placed correctly is a national defence and security, social support of not protected levels of population.

" it that now is necessary for our country most of all " - Pehtin has told.

He has underlined that during preparation of the bill for the second reading the government has considered all amendments presented by United Russia party members. In result, in the second reading the bill includes some key positions on which the party " insisted; an United Russia ".

In particular, the increase in expenses under the biggest article of the budget " is provided; National defence " on 2 billion roubles. These means will be directed on building of habitation 4 military men. Pehtin has reminded that the increase in expenses at social security of military men is a performance of the United Russia party members accepted before obligations.

other major requirement " an United Russia " - Allocation of 7,9 billion roubles to the aid of regions.

Vitse - the speaker has noticed that in the country there are reforms - budgetary, tax, administrative, approach principles 2 budgetary planning, and execution of the budget of 2005 " change; in these conditions will be difficult enough ".

Therefore requirements " an United Russia " to allocate additional means 4 strengthening of regional budgets " not only it is fair, but also vital " the deputy considers.